Starting in May 2019, we’re working on a monthly author series recorded this summer in Somerville’s Assembly Row. The discussion will include a televised chat with author Sam Baltrusis followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. Details coming soon!
After a staggering 27-station run on community access TV stations scattered throughout Massachusetts, “What’s New?” will now record a state-wide edition of the popular monthly talk show at Somerville Media Center (SMC). The monthly program airs 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Fridays on SCATV.
In our February 2019 edition, we get a sneak peek of the Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival:
Check out our holiday special with Mike D’Angelo from Old School Game Show and our new co-host, Kassie Kreitman:
Here’s our spooktacular Halloween edition with Lucky Belcamino, the official psychic of the Lizzie Borden B&B in Fall River, MA:
Here’s the Plymouth ParaCon edition with “Ghosts of Plymouth, Massachusetts” author Darcy H. Lee:
Here’s our July edition with author Brooke Barbier talking about Boston’s Revolutionary War-era history:
“What’s New?” is expanding throughout Massachusetts and is available to community media stations throughout Massachusetts. The media centers airing “What’s New?” include Cambridge Community TV (CCTV) 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays, Salem Access Television, Marblehead TV, PAC-TV Plymouth, Shrewsbury Media Connection, Cape Ann TV, Arlington Community Media ACMI, Danvers Community Access TV, Access Framingham, FOCUS Springfield, Fall River Community Media, Marshfield TV, Hingham Community Access, Revere TV, Boxford Cable Access TV, Avon Community Access, Falmouth Community TV, Bourne TV, Sandwich Community Television, South Hadley Community TV, Stoneham TV, Harvard Cable TV, Bridgewater State University, LexMedia, LakeCAM, Somerset Access TV , ORCTV, MCCAM in Middleborough and Stoneham TV. The show also airs on our former home station, Malden Access TV (MATV), on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
We are happy to announced that BNN-TV in Boston is running the show on Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. on Comcast Channel 23/RCN 83.
For our May episode, the crew from “What’s New? Massachusetts” interviewed Joshua Livsey, executive pastry chef from Harvest Restaurant in Cambridge and finalist on the Food Network’s “Holiday Baking Championship.”
In the April 2018 edition of “What’s New? Massachusetts,” hop on the orange line and check out a few new and noteworthy hotspots in Somerville’s Assembly Row including American Fresh Brewhouse and Lucky Strike Social. We also visit two standouts in Malden including Idle Hands Craft Ales and Sillari’s Pizza.
We visit American Fresh Brewhouse in Somerville’s Assembly Row:
In the March 2018 edition of “What’s New? Massachusetts,” we chat with Alex Ramirez, the editor in chief of Spare Change News.
In February 2018 edition, we’re talking diners and ax-throwing bars.
Here’s the January 2018 edition focusing on new hotels in the Bay State:
What’s New? Massachusetts visits the latest offering from the Lark Hotels group, The Hotel Salem:
Here’s our special holiday edition of What’s New? Massachusetts with Santa Claus!
What’s New? visits the new Wegmans in Medford and revisits its favorite restaurants from 2017:
What’s New? celebrates Halloween with co-host and author Sam Baltrusis:
In the summer edition, we visit the new Dreamland Wax Museum in Downtown Boston:
In the July edition, we chat with “Boston in the American Revolution” author Brooke Barbier about her Ye Olde Tavern Tours in Boston:
For the June edition, we head to the “Witch City” and Wicked Good Books in Salem:
Here’s the special Provincetown ParaCon edition of “What’s New? Massachusetts” exploring Provincetown’s Cape Cod:
Here’s the March 2017 edition of “What’s New? Massachusetts” with Kerry Byrne from Quincy.
What’s New? visits KKatie’s Burger Bar in Quincy, MA for the March edition of the popular monthly TV show:
Here’s the February 2017 edition with Marc Levy from CambridgeDay.com and Eric Parkes and Alexandra Whisnant from Somerville on the Charles:
Check out Somerville on the Charles, a seasonal chocolate boutique combining the talents from Gâté Comme des Filles and Somerville Chocolate.
Here’s the January 2017 edition of What’s New? Massachusetts:
In case you missed it, here’s the December 2016 edition:
In the January 2017 edition of “What’s New? Massachusetts,” hop on the Orange Line and check out Somerville’s posh new Assembly Row community. Get a helping of Southern Kin Cookhouse’s biscuits and gravy. Whip out that paintbrush and get your creative juices flowing at MUSE Paintbar. And chat with Assembly Row’s Patrick McMahon, director of development for Federal Realty. What’s new Massachusetts? Here are your co-hosts Sam Baltrusis and Sharon Fillyaw.
Segment on MUSE Paintbar in Somerville’s Assembly Row:
Check out Southern Kin Cookhouse at Somerville’s Assembly Row: